Diversity New Zealand Ltd and Philip Patston, Consultant

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PHILIP’S BLOG: Kids, meaning and agility

Recently I spent an hour at Rosebank Primary School in Avondale, speaking as a Duffy Books in Homes Role Model. It’s something I’ve done a couple of times each year since connecting with Linda Vagana, Duffy’s GM, when we both did the Leadership New Zealand programme in 2012. It’s a tough but rewarding gig. Primary-aged kids pull no punches as an audience. I’m not the usual and as I begin to speak, the giggles start.

4 April 2015

Nancy Kanwisher: A neural portrait of the human mind

Originally posted on melt your mind:
Brain imaging pioneer Nancy Kanwisher, who uses fMRI scans to see activity in brain regions (often her own), shares what she and her colleagues…

5 October 2014

Is there life after death

Originally posted on melt your mind:
Morgan Freeman asks the age old question.

3 June 2014

Your brain works fast and slowly…

Originally posted on melt your mind:
…and, sometimes, it gets stuff wrong. via AsapSCIENCE

22 May 2014

Temple Grandin: The world needs all kinds of minds

Originally posted on I Think Differently:
Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works — sharing her ability to “think in pictures,” which helps…

18 May 2014

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